Think globally, act locally.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
The object of the superior man is truth.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.