Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
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.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.