I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.