The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Criticize the act, not the person.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.