All great people are conservative.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing.
A witty saying proves nothing.
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
We are all fools when one wise man appears.
Orson Scott Card
Your silence gives consent.
There is a wisdom of the head, and ... a wisdom of the heart.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It is as wrong for one person to rule many as for many to rule one.
Cheap booze is a false economy.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you live each day as if it were your last, someday you'll be right.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
You don't know who is important to you until you actually lose them.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
It is a common sentence that knowledge is power; but who hath duly considered or set forth the power of ignorance? Knowledge slowly builds up what ignorance in an hour pulls down.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others, and this is a gift interred only by the self.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Things may come to those who wait...but only the things left by those who hustle.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.
He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty
If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.
Politeness-The most acceptable hypocrisy.
It is better to deserve honours and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
He who is looking for wisdom is already wise; and he who thinks that he has found wisdom is a stupid man.
The city's full of people who you just see around.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Habit is the nursery of errors.
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached.