Root of belief is experience.
Write with your heart and reread with the soul of others.
Perhaps we might have enough power of divination to cover the future, if the present would not confuse us with its elements.
With feathers of someone else you can decorate yourself, but you can't fly. People don't really know that, but birds know.
Our ideas, after we give birth to them, waiting to die for them too.
A stupid man does not say intelligent things, but an intelligent man say stupid things.
Geniuses have no dead, but no luck either.
All which is not prose is verse; and all which is not verse is prose.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government.
When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.
The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, then what are we to think of an empty desk?
He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Every choice you make has an end result.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
I am still learning.
Genius is eternal patience.
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.
Sometimes the best way to hold onto something is to let it go.
When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
You can do anything, but not everything.
Copyright WorldAllDetails© 2017 All rights reserved. Contact at: office[at]worldalldetails[dot]com