Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
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 do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The object of the superior man is truth.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.