All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.