Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
If you've got a talent, protect it.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Know or listen to those who know.
Never complain and never explain.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Leap, and the net will appear.
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
I do the very best I know how - the very best I can and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.