Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.