It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
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.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.