“ Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. ”
Source: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
It is not necessary to go through every kind of human experience in order to attain the ultimate wisdom. You should be able to learn by studying the lives of others.