Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.