Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Resist much. Obey little.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
What's done can't be undone.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.