What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
What's done can't be undone.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.