The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.