There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Intelligence is a moral category.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
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.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.