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.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Time wounds all heels.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Intelligence is a moral category.
All great achievements require time.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.