A wise man's question contains half the answer.
As long as a word remains unspoken, you are it's master once you utter it, you are it's slave.
There are three types of friends: those like food without which you can't live those like medicine which you need occasionally and those like an illness which you never want.
The Sage was asked to define good manners? to which he replied, To bear patiently the rude ones.
All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out.
And when I was born, I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do.
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings.
Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives.
The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.
Thou hast created me not from necessity but from grace.
Plan for this world as if you expect to live forever; but plan for the hereafter as if you expect to die tomorrow.
My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private.
The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.