Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
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.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe