To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
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.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.