The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
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.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.