Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
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.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy