If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Intelligence is a moral category.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible