If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
All great achievements require time.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The lie is a condition of life.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.