Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.