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
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The object of the superior man is truth.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.