The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
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.
Criticize the act, not the person.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.