Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
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.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
I think, therefore I am.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
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.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.