What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.