Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
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.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
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.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.