Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
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.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
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.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.