Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.