Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Appearances often are deceiving.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.