Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
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.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.