Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
All great achievements require time.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
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.