Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
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!
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Desire is the very essence of man.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.