Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.