There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.