Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
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.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.