It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Compassion is the basis of morality.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
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.