We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.