One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
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.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
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
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
What's done can't be undone.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The lie is a condition of life.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.