Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
They who love in excess also hate in excess.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.