As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
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.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Think globally, act locally.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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.