Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.