It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
A man is literally what he thinks.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.