We never see ourselves as others see us.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
The object of the superior man is truth.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.