True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.