But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The object of the superior man is truth.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.