A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Be curious, not judgmental.