Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.