Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The lie is a condition of life.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.