The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.