One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
All great achievements require time.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.