There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.