It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.