Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
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.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The object of the superior man is truth.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.