Doubt is the origin of wisdom
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.