Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.