Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Intelligence is a moral category.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Appearances often are deceiving.