Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
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.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
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.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.