Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Be curious, not judgmental.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.