Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
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.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Criticize the act, not the person.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.