Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
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.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.