When a wise man points at the moon the imbecile examines the finger.
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.
There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty.
A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.
Man is the cruelest animal.