There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Criticize the act, not the person.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
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.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
None but ourselves can free our minds.