Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
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.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.