Wealth and rank are what people desire but unless they be obtained in the right way they may not be possessed.
No matter how busy you think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
If there were one word that could act as a standard of conduct for one's entire life, perhaps it would be 'thoughtfulness.
The noble-minded worry about their lack of ability, not about people's failure to recognize their ability.