Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.