Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Intelligence is a moral category.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
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.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.