Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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 greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.