Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.