Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
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.
Desire is the very essence of man.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.