And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Wisdom begins at the end.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
A precedent embalms a principle.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.