The cure for pain is in the pain.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Think globally, act locally.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.