It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.