Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.