A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.