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.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.