Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.