You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Think globally, act locally.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
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.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.