Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
What's done can't be undone.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
All great achievements require time.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.