Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned.
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books.
He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.