We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Certain signs precede certain events.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.