All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
All great achievements require time.