Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.