How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.