It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Time wounds all heels.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
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.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.