He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.