Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
All great achievements require time.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
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.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.