You always admire what you really don't understand.
What's done can't be undone.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Criticize the act, not the person.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
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.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Wisdom begins at the end.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.