Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.