Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Desire is the very essence of man.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.