At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
All great achievements require time.