Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Appearances often are deceiving.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?