Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character