No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Time wounds all heels.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.