Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.