Intelligence is a moral category.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.