Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
What can't be cured must be endured.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.