It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.