It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.