I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.