A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Time wounds all heels.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.