All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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 best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.