You always admire what you really don't understand.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
All great achievements require time.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.