Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Be curious, not judgmental.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.