Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
I think, therefore I am.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.