Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
All great achievements require time.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Appearances often are deceiving.
What's done can't be undone.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.