Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A precedent embalms a principle.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.