Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.