Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Resist much. Obey little.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Appearances often are deceiving.