Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
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.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.