We never see ourselves as others see us.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.