So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
We never see ourselves as others see us.
All great achievements require time.