Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Desire is the very essence of man.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
A friend to all is a friend to none
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.