Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
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!
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.