Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.