Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The lie is a condition of life.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character