All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
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
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.