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.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
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.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.