Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
All great achievements require time.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The object of the superior man is truth.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.