When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.