It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.