Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
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.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
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.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
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.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.