Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.