We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.