You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
We never see ourselves as others see us.