Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
What can't be cured must be endured.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Resist much. Obey little.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.