Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Appearances often are deceiving.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Compassion is the basis of morality.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
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.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.