Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
What's done can't be undone.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
All great achievements require time.