What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.