Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid