The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
What can't be cured must be endured.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
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.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it