Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
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.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.