I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
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.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.