So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.