It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Resist much. Obey little.