All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.