The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
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.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.