Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence