Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
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.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
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.
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
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The object of the superior man is truth.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The lie is a condition of life.