It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
What's done can't be undone.
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.
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 no man pull you low enough to hate him.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.