Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.