Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
All great achievements require time.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.