Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
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.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
None but ourselves can free our minds.