Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
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.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.