We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
Let men decide firmly what they will not do, and they will be free to do vigorously what they ought to do.
There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.
Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
People can have a long-term life plan only if they know their private property is secure.
A trail through the mountains, if used, becomes a path in a short time, but, if unused, becomes blocked by grass in an equally short time.
Evil exists to glorify the good. Evil is negative good. It is a relative term. Evil can be transmuted into good. What is evil to one at one time, becomes good at another time to somebody else.
Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not.
It is not difficult to govern. All one has to do is not to offend the noble families.
Every duty is a charge, but the charge of oneself is the root of all others.