Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
All great achievements require time.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.