And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
All great achievements require time.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.