Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.