A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
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.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.