There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Think globally, act locally.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A precedent embalms a principle.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.