The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
I think, therefore I am.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.