There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.