The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Resist much. Obey little.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
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.