The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.