Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.