The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
What can't be cured must be endured.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.