There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
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.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
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.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Appearances often are deceiving.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid