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.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
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.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.