What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
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.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.