The cure for pain is in the pain.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Resist much. Obey little.
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.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
I think, therefore I am.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first