Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.