The only real laughter comes from despair.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
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.