Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.
Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations.
Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress.
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.
An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in their understanding of things.
Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.
There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty.