If you want happiness for a day, go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
When the mind discriminates, there is manifoldness of things; when it does not, it looks into the true state of things.
To act sincerely with the insincere is dangerous.
A father deserted by a wise son is like being caught in a shower without a felt.
Fear less, hope more;
whine less, breathe more;
talk less, say more;
hate less, love more;
and all good things are yours.
The learned are apt to be taciturn.
Wealth is both an enemy and a friend.
In bad things be slow; in good things be quick.
The willing contemplation of vice is vice.
To you your religion and to me my religion.
Different fields, different grasshoppers; different seas, different fish.
A fly that lands on a carabao feels itself to be higher than the carabao.
Goodness shouts. Evil whispers.
Unless a man is simple, he cannot recognise God, the Simple One.
By committing foolish acts, one learns wisdom.
Abstinence is the best medicine.
No sooner have you spoken than what you have said becomes the property of another.
Cultivate a heart of love that knows no anger.
All cats are grey in the dark.
You cannot please everyone.
Alertness and courage are life’s shield.