Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The lie is a condition of life.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
I think, therefore I am.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.