Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
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.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.