Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
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.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
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.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
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.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.