The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
A precedent embalms a principle.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.