Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.