Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
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!
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.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom