Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
A precedent embalms a principle.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Criticize the act, not the person.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle