Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Be curious, not judgmental.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
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.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.