Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
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.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.