The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
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.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.