Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
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.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.