You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself.
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.
People are frugal in guarding their personal property; but as soon as it comes to squandering time they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy.
Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.