Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.