A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
I think, therefore I am.
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.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.