Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
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.
Time wounds all heels.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.