Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.