A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
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.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.