Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.