Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
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.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.