If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Be curious, not judgmental.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.