Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.