Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
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.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.