There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
All great achievements require time.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.