It takes a great man to be a good listener.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.