Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Think globally, act locally.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A precedent embalms a principle.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.