Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
What's done can't be undone.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.