It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.