Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The lie is a condition of life.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.