Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
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.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.