If you wished to be loved, love.
Courage leads to heaven; fear to death.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
There's one blessing only, the source and cornerstone of beatitude -- confidence in self.
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
Time heals what reason cannot.
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
'Tis a human trait to hate one you have wronged.
We all sorely complain of the shortness of time, and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them.
Life, if well lived, is long enough.
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands.
Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters.
The primary sign of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one place and linger in his own company.
My joy in learning is partly that it enables me to teach.
To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
If you wish to be loved, love.
He who is brave is free.
Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.