Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
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.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
What's done can't be undone.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The object of the superior man is truth.