Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
All great achievements require time.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.