A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.