He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Think globally, act locally.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.