There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I think, therefore I am.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
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.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.