Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.