To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.