One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Resist much. Obey little.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.