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.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Time wounds all heels.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.