True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
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.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
I think, therefore I am.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.