The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Appearances often are deceiving.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
All great achievements require time.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care