It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
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.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
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.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
For we walk by faith, not by sight