Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
A friend to all is a friend to none
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Resist much. Obey little.