What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
What's done can't be undone.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
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.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.