It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.