You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
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.
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.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.