Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Time wounds all heels.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
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.