You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.