Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
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.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.