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.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.