Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.