” It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without
accepting it “.
” Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence “.
” No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness “.
” I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self “.
” Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny “.
” The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think “.
” Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach “.
“ You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor “.
” Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope “.
” All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire “.
” Learning is not child’s play; we cannot learn without pain “.
” Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them “.
” Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy “.
” Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of time and is forgotten through the lapse of time “.
” Misfortune shows those who are not really friends “.
” A friend to all is a friend to none “.
” He who has overcome his fears will truly be free “.
” He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader “.