An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.