I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.