Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.