The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
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?
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
We never see ourselves as others see us.