Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.