All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.