Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
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.
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.
Be curious, not judgmental.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.