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.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
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.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
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.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.