We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
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.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.