Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
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.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.