Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
What's done can't be undone.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.