We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Time wounds all heels.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Resist much. Obey little.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.