Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
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.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.