One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.