To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The lie is a condition of life.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.