It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
I think, therefore I am.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.