Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.