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.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.