The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Think globally, act locally.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.