A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
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.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Intelligence is a moral category.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.