In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
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.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
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.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.