If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Time wounds all heels.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.