Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I think, therefore I am.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.