I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.