Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
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.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
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.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.