Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Appearances often are deceiving.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.