You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.