We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The object of the superior man is truth.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
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.
The lie is a condition of life.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
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.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.