Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.