It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
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.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously