An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
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.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.