A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
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.
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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Intelligence is a moral category.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.