If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Resist much. Obey little.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
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.
A precedent embalms a principle.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.