A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.