The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.