The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.