Those who understand only what can be explained understand very little.
The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered.
Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.
Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.
None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones.
We don't believe in rheumatism or true love until we have been attacked by them.
We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first strike.
To be content with little is hard to be content with much, impossible
Conquer, but don't triumph.
Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them
What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.