Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The lie is a condition of life.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.