It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.