Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Resist much. Obey little.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
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.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid