In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
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?
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.