Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.