Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
All great achievements require time.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.