If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
What can't be cured must be endured.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
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.
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.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.