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.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.