Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Resist much. Obey little.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.