The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
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.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
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.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.