In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The object of the superior man is truth.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.