Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
A precedent embalms a principle.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.