Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.