The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.