Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.