He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
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.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.