It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
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.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.