In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.