Every aquarium will eventually leak.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.