Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Be curious, not judgmental.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?