Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
What's done can't be undone.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.