Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Resist much. Obey little.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.