Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.