Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The object of the superior man is truth.