In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Resist much. Obey little.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.