Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
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.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.