To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Resist much. Obey little.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.