The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
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.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.