The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Criticize the act, not the person.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
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?
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
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.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Time wounds all heels.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.