Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
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.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.