Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.