A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.