The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.