Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Intelligence is a moral category.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
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.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.