Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
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.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
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.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.