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.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.