Birds of a feather will gather together.
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.
A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself.
What cannot be cured must be endured.
The oldest, shortest words — "yes" and "no" — are those which require the most thought.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Silence is better than unmeaning words.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
Reason is immortal, all else mortal.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing sooner than of war.
And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
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