Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Appearances often are deceiving.
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.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.