Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
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.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Wisdom begins at the end.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.