Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
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.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
The only real laughter comes from despair.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
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.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.