One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
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.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.