If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.
Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure.
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.