In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Think globally, act locally.
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.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.