Doubt is the origin of wisdom
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
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.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
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.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool