Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Think globally, act locally.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care