Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
I think, therefore I am.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.