In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.