Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.