Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
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.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.