A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
A friend to all is a friend to none
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.