You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.