The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Wisdom begins at the end.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
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.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.