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.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Be curious, not judgmental.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.