In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
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.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.