Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.