Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
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.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.