Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
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.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.