If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The object of the superior man is truth.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
A friend to all is a friend to none