"Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own."
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"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."
"Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world."
"We can't command our love, but we can our actions."
"If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."
"A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."
"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."
"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps."
"Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit."
"We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started."
"A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle."
"When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity."
"Silence is a source of great strength."
"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
"The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends."
"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment."
"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
"Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise."
"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance."
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