Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
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.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.