Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
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.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
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.