The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
We learn from failure, not from success!
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Great men are not always wise.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.