The cure for pain is in the pain.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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.