Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
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.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.