Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.