Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle