Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
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'.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
What can't be cured must be endured.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
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.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.