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.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.