Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.