There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
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?
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
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.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
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.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.