The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.