Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
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.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.