Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
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.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.