Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Compassion is the basis of morality.