It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.