Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Be curious, not judgmental.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.