It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Resist much. Obey little.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.