Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Time wounds all heels.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Be curious, not judgmental.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Intelligence is a moral category.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
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.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.