Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
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.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.