Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
I think, therefore I am.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Desire is the very essence of man.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.