Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
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.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
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.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.