Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
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.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
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.