True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
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.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.