The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.