It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.