Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.