Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
The object of the superior man is truth.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Appearances often are deceiving.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?