Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Criticize the act, not the person.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.