I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.