In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
What's done can't be undone.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.