If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The object of the superior man is truth.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.