Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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.
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.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?