Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Time wounds all heels.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
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.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
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.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.