Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
What's done can't be undone.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I think, therefore I am.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
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.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.