Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Desire is the very essence of man.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
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.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.