One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
A precedent embalms a principle.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.