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.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Think globally, act locally.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.