Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
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.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.