Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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 the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
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.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.