Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
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.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.