Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Appearances often are deceiving.
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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.