We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.