Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Be curious, not judgmental.
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.