Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Intelligence is a moral category.
A man is literally what he thinks.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.