As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.