Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
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.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.