A man is literally what he thinks.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
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.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.