In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.