The only real laughter comes from despair.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.