If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Time wounds all heels.
Think globally, act locally.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?