The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
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.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.