The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength