A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.