Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.