It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.