One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.