Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.