Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.