We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
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.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The lie is a condition of life.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.