It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.