Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
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.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
I think, therefore I am.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
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.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.