Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
A friend to all is a friend to none
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.