If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
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.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.