The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Resist much. Obey little.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.