Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
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.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.