Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
A friend to all is a friend to none
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.