To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Think globally, act locally.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.