The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.