The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.