Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A friend to all is a friend to none
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
A precedent embalms a principle.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
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.
The lie is a condition of life.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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.