But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.