If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.