The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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.