Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.