Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
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.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.