The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
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!
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.