The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Wisdom begins at the end.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.