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.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.