You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The object of the superior man is truth.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.