There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I think, therefore I am.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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.