The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Think globally, act locally.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
The lie is a condition of life.