All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
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.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
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.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
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.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.