Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
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.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
I think, therefore I am.
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.