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 ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.