Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.