Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.