The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
What's done can't be undone.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.