Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
All great achievements require time.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.