I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
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.
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.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.