We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. - Epictetus
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge. - Confucius
Tell me and I know. Show me and I remember. Let me do it and I understand. - Confucius
The secret of life is that there is no secret. - Confucius
The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landsacapes but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust
All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler
The only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history. - Friedrich Hegel
It is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can’t be taught. -Oscar Wilde
So all it takes is finding a good teacher. This need not be a teacher by any conventional sense. The world, time, and yourself are just a valid teachers as a professor, a preist or a prostitute.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads. -Erica Jong
Courage to be the best you can is the hardest of all to find. And the most rewarding. I’ve yet to find it.