We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
The greatest obstacle to living is expectancy, which hangs upon tomorrow and loses today.
There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.
Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.