The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
A friend to all is a friend to none