Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
What's done can't be undone.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
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.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.