There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Appearances often are deceiving.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.