If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.