No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
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.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
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.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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?
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
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.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.