It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.