Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Be curious, not judgmental.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.