Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
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.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
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 only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.