Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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.
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.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.