Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.