A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
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?
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.