All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
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.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.