Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
A precedent embalms a principle.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.