What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.