Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Time wounds all heels.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.