Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.