The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Character is long-standing habit.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.