Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.