"Put your greatest possession on the tallest shelf so if you fall you have something to reach for."
"The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep."
"If you donÃ¢â¬â¢t stick to your word, then you are jeopardizing your integrity."
"The proof of gold is fire..."
"When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it."
"Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crush'd or trodden to the ground, diffuse their balmy sweets around."
"In times of storm, the shallowness of the root structure is revealed."
"Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward."
"What is to give light must endure the burning."
"Open your eyes every morning and smile, because you know that you have another day to make a difference of the life of another."