The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Think globally, act locally.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Be curious, not judgmental.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
What's done can't be undone.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.