Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Resist much. Obey little.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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.