Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Time wounds all heels.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The lie is a condition of life.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.