It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
A man is literally what he thinks.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
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.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.