Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.