It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.