It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
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.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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.