A precedent embalms a principle.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.