A house divided against itself cannot stand.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
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.
Resist much. Obey little.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.