Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
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?
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Be curious, not judgmental.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.