Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Resist much. Obey little.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
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.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.