Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
I think, therefore I am.
The lie is a condition of life.
Criticize the act, not the person.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls