I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
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.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.