Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.