There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.