Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Resist much. Obey little.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.