A bad wound heals, but a bad word doesn't.
Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength.
The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
As the best wine makes the sharpest vinegar, the truest lover may turn into the worst enemy.
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.
Only a heart can find the way to another heart. A wise man can laugh at his jokes.
Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise.