A friend to all is a friend to none
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
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.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
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.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.