Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Be curious, not judgmental.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic