Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The cautious seldom err.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.