We never see ourselves as others see us.
All great achievements require time.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.