Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
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.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.