He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.