We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Think globally, act locally.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!