No one should be ashamed to admit he is wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre existent state?
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.