If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.
Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.
Nowadays people are born to find fault. When they look at Achilles, they see only his heel.
People who read only the classics are sure to remain up-to-date.
People who chase after ever greater wealth without taking the time to enjoy it are like hungry people who are forever cooking but never sit down to eat.
Whoever shows both charm and pleasure in explaining to people things that they already know soon gets a reputation as an intelligent individual.
What do people like to call stupid the most? Something sensible that they can't understand.
Silly people say stupid things, clever people do them.