Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
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?
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence