There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.