I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
I think, therefore I am.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.