I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
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.