You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
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.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Time wounds all heels.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.