Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.