The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
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.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.