Every aquarium will eventually leak.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
All great achievements require time.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
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.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.