A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.