There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
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.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.