Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.