All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
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.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.