Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The lie is a condition of life.