True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy 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.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.