You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
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'.
I think, therefore I am.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
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.