You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
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.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.