Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun.
The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.
Agriculture is best, enterprise is acceptable, but avoid being on a fixed wage.
Great anger is more destructive than the sword
A person who misses a chance and the monkey who misses its branch can't be saved
Life is not a continuum of pleasant choices, but of inevitable problems that call for strength, determination, and hard work
Fate and self-help share equally in shaping our destiny
Separation secures manifest friendship
There are three things in life which are real: God, human folly, and laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension so we must do what we can with the third.
Conquer a man who never gives by gifts; Subdue untruthful men by truthfulness; Vanquish an angry man by gentleness; And overcome the evil man by goodness
Don't judge any man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins
Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Nonviolence is the supreme law of life.
The pain is sometimes preferable to the treatment
Better to dig one deep well than 10 shallow ones.
There is nothing noble about being superior to some other person. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.