Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.