I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.