Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
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.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.