We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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.
The cure for pain is in the pain.