Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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?
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
I think, therefore I am.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.