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
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.