"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."
"As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds."
"The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true."
"A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose."
"A nation's treasure is its scholars."
"To know that which before us lies in daily life is the prime wisdom."
"When the cats away, the mice will play."
"Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action."
"A mistake is simply another way of doing things."
"Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world, doesn't mean that you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar."