Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.