A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Resist much. Obey little.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.