Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.