Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.