Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.