Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.