When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
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.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.