The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.