Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The lie is a condition of life.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.