All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
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.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls