Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.