A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The lie is a condition of life.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A man is literally what he thinks.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Compassion is the basis of morality.