The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Wisdom begins at the end.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
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.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.