Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.
Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.
Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
The flame that burns Twice as bright burns half as long.
What you choose also chooses you.
There is an ancient tribal proverb I once heard in India. It says that before we can see properly we must first shed our tears to clear the way.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Praise not the day until evening has come, a woman until she is burnt, a sword until it is tried, a maiden until she is married, ice until it has been crossed, beer until it has been drunk.
In a village where everyone has only one leg, the biped will hop about more lamely than anyone else, if he knows what is good for him.
One day we will all wear a garment which has no pockets...
If you are what you eat, you are what you see and hear.
Haste is from the Devil.
An unwise advisor cannot hope to advise wisely.
There is an old proverb in our kingdom: “He who seeks revenge should dig two graves.” (Confucius)
Life sometimes reminds us that it is sometimes heartless by giving something or someone we really need to someone who does not need or even want them or it.
Most sane human beings’ chances of being alive in a thousand years’ time are a hundred times higher than their chances of being sincerely happy for at least ten consecutive days.
The human population would probably be way less than a thousand, if ejaculation were not usually accompanied by an orgasm.
You cannot be truly humble, unless you truly believe that life can and will go on without you.
A relationship is likely to last way longer, if each partner convinces or has convinced themselves that they do not deserve their partner, even if that is not true.