You can learn more with your ears open and your mouth shut than the other way around.
– variously ascribed.
Giving birth and nourishing,
having without possessing,
acting with no expectations,
leading and not trying to control:
this is the supreme virtue.
– Lao Tzu, 600 B.C.
Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.
Only the mediocre man is always at his best.
– Variously ascribed