Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The lie is a condition of life.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.