All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Intelligence is a moral category.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.