All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
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.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Think globally, act locally.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.