The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
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.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.