To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.