It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
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.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom