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.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Wisdom begins at the end.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.