Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
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.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
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.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.