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.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
What can't be cured must be endured.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.