You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Resist much. Obey little.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
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.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.