Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.