Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.