We never see ourselves as others see us.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
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.
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.