No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Intelligence is a moral category.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.