I enjoy collecting proverbs and concise pronouncements of truth from my reading.  For your pleasure and benefit, here are a few that I've come upon recently...

Everything should be made as simple as possible - but not simpler. - Albert Einstein

We should love both: those whose opinion we follow, and those whose opinion we reject. For both have applied themselves to the quest for the truth, and both have helped us in it. - St. Thomas Aquinas

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. - Will Rogers

To God, nothing is secular - not even the world itself, for it is His workmanship. - Justin Martyr (2nd century Christian philosopher)

The man surrounded by dwarves looks like a giant. - Jewish saying

We have to believe in free-will.  We've got no choice. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - President George Washington

The 'good man' is being superseded by the 'nice guy'. - Rabbi Shraga Silverstein

The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life. -  Theodore Roosevelt

Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot. - George Herbert

I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of   doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. - Benjamin Franklin

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. - General George Patton

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. - Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan

If the church wants a better pastor, it only needs to pray for the one it has. - Anonymous