We come into this world crying while all around us are smiling. May we so live that we go out of this world smiling while everybody around us is weeping.
He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not is a fool; shun him. He who knows not, and knows that he knows not is a child; teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows is asleep; wake him. He who knows, and know that he knows is wise; follow him.
It takes ten pounds of common sense to carry one pound of learning.
Once I had the strength but no wisdom now I have the wisdom but no strength.
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy.
He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
The blind man is laughing at the bald head.
Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake.
He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
The drowning man is not troubled by ra
Children are the bridge to heaven
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous
I murmured because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.