Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.