Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.