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.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
A friend to all is a friend to none
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The lie is a condition of life.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.