The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.